Holiday


Holiday Sales Update: November Gains Continue

As Christmas Day approaches, sales continue the uptick that began in November

Purchase, NY—Gifts under Christmas trees this year are likely to have more apparel, accessories and jewelry inside than last … [Read more...]

Online Holiday Spending to Date 12% Increase

Holiday Shopping Online

Reston, VA–While “Free Shipping Day” (Dec. 17) showed at 61% increase over last year as more than 1,500 merchants offered free … [Read more...]

NPD: Top Sellers on Holiday Wish Lists

Wrislets, like these from Coach, have garnered quite a following with sales increasing 25% in the last two years, NPD Group reports.

Port Washington, NY–What's topping fashionistas’ wish lists this holiday? Plenty of accessories and footwear items apparently. NPD … [Read more...]

A Winter Success: Headwear for the Homeless

4th Annual Headwear for the Homeless Event

Chicago--Hats off to the Headwear Association! Why? Because baby it's cold outside!The 102-year-old trade organization … [Read more...]

‘Lost Mitten Club” Solves a Problem Single Handedly

Lost Mitten Club

Dodgeville, WI—During the season when we travel over the river and through the woods, we sometimes lose a single glove or mitten … [Read more...]

Postal Services Report Shipping Peaks

Postal Sevice Reports Shipping Peaks

Memphis and Atlanta—Santa's helpers (FedEx, UPS and the U.S Postal Service) are busier than ever.If the latest shipping and … [Read more...]

November Retail Sales Better Than Expected

November "sales second" best ever

Washington—After the U.S. Department of Commerce reported today that November retail sales rose 0.8% to $378.7 billion, some … [Read more...]

Holiday Shopping Divide: Best Deals Online or in Store?

Black laptop Xmas

New York—With less than three weeks left in holiday shopping season, the third wave of StrategyOne's Annual Holiday Shopping … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Q1 Profit Triples

Neiman Marcus

Dallas—Mirroring increases that many European luxurygoods companies have been reporting recently, Neiman Marcus Inc. posted today … [Read more...]

Talbots Q3 Profits Rises Forecasts Weak Q4

Talbot's

Hingham, MA—Shares of Talbots dropped more than 20% today after the specialty retailer reported its third quarter earnings and … [Read more...]

Billion Dollar Day Cyber Monday Sales Highest in History

Cyber Monday phone

Reston, VA–Cyber Monday, November 29, will go down in the annals of e-commerce history as the biggest online shopping day … [Read more...]

NPD: Black Friday Weekend Recipe for Success

Black Friday

Port Washington, NY–As the holiday weekend approached retailers put together their merchandising, marketing, and operational … [Read more...]